Health

Seventeen sheep were killed in Cama, canton Graubünden, on February 8, 2017. The prime suspect is a wolf, but DNA analysis is needed to confirm this.
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Toothbrushes and a set of teeth in a dental office in Zurich
Some people brush their teeth more assiduously than others – but does it make any difference?
The alkaloids occur naturally in some plants and is only toxic above a certain dose and through prolonged exposure

Aids campaign

Three decades of explicit Swiss posters

It was 30 years ago that the first campaign was launched in Switzerland to inform the public about a new illness that was making the headlines: Aids.

Skiers on the Titlis glacier in Engelberg
A 3D X-ray photo of a 'Homo neanderthalensis' skull
The brain-computer interface detected patients responses by measuring changes in blood oxygen levels in the brain
The EY survey warns that basic monthly insurance premiums could rise from an average of CHF396 per person to over CHF800 in 2030
The Federal Office of Health's latest campaign on STIs was launched in November 2016
The initiative text requires that hours and conditions for nursing staff members, who are often women, be better adapted to balancing work and family life.
Researchers are a step closer to understanding how food affects an inflammatory response from gut bacteria
The homeless often live with chronic stress and are more likely to develop anxiety, depression, addictions and psychosis